Forty-six graduates of Southern State Community College’s Associate Degree Nursing program were recognized during a May 4 pinning ceremony at the college’s Central Campus in Hillsboro.
“We’re proud — and grateful — for the career field you have chosen,” said Dr. Kevin Boys, SSCC President, who welcomed the guests and congratulated the students on their accomplishments in the nursing program.
Dr. Julianne Krebs, director of Southern State’s nursing program, introduced the college’s nursing faculty and staff. “Join us in the excitement and joy as we celebrate the passage of these graduates into the nursing practice,” said Dr. Krebs.
During the pinning of graduates, friends and family members of nursing students were welcomed to join their loved ones on stage and present the graduates with the Associate Degree Nursing graduate pins.
Graduate Kaleb Peace led the lighting of the candle while the ADN graduates recited the Florence Nightingale Pledge. Closing remarks were delivered by graduate Lauren Freeman of Wilmington.
The 2017 ADN graduating class includes, from Clinton County:
• Arminda L. Banks of Reesville
• Angelia Marie Ellinger of Wilmington
• Lauren Camille Freeman of Wilmington
• Sandra Lee Panetta of Midland
• Lindsay Marie Rose of Wilmington
• Ashleigh Morgann Shigley of Wilmington
• Amber Courtney Webb of Wilmington
• Courtney Lee Whited of New Vienna.
For more information about Southern State’s associate degree in nursing program, please visit www.sscc.edu/academics/associate/nursing.shtml. To learn more about Southern State Community College, please call 1-800-628-7722, email email@example.com or visit www.sscc.edu.